pipe (narcotics & intoxicants: smoking)

A wooden pipe with a lead lining inside the bowl. The bowl is a thick disc with the round edges at the side. The sides have inlaid decoration in lead, including a scene on each side of four people holding long objects, a patterned band and the words 'Exhibition, Port Elizabeth'.
Label: cream mounted on blue and red with black type.

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